The head is round so that we can change the direction of our thinking. (Francis Picabia)

Startup Camp Berlin 2017

Green Startup Focus Camp at SCB17

  • April 2017, Berlin, Germany

Borderstep Institute organizes the green startup focus camp at Startup Camp Berlin 2017 (SCB17), focusing on the needs of early stage green startups. More

Energy Transition Award

Borderstep on the jury of the Start Up Energy Transition Award

  • March 2017, Berlin, Germany

Borderstep helped with the research in the run-up to the competition. Dr. Severin Beucker, founder of and partner in the Borderstep Institute, also brings scientific expertise in the field of energy to the jury. More

Roundtable: “Promoting Green Start-ups”

Part of the PAGE Ministerial Conference

  • 2017, Berlin, Germany

Promoting green start-ups: That is the title of a roundtable organized by Borderstep. The event is part of the PAGE Ministerial Conference "Inclusive and Sustainable Economies Powering the Sustainable Development Goals". More

Building a Global Cleantech Innovation Ecosystem

International Expert Workshop

  • 2014/2015, Berlin, Germany

Together with the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), the Borderstep Institute established a forum and network on green innovation with the objective of bringing together leaders in this field from around the globe. More

Tour of Berlin’s Eco-Innovation Hotspots

Borderstep event at International Policy Forum “Eco-Innovation Systems in Developing Countries”

  • 2014, Berlin, Germany

In January 2014, Borderstep created a side event at the International Policy Forum “Eco-Innovation Systems in Developing Countries” which was organized by GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit). More

Borderstep hosts economic development promoters from Brazil at EUREF Campus

  • 2013, Berlin, Germany

Borderstep and its cooperation partner Climate KIC welcomed a delegation representing the economic development organization SEBRAE from Brazil at the EUREF Campus. More

Borderstep News

Sustainable business canvas now available in Spanish 02.06.2017

In cooperation with the University of Oldenburg, Borderstep developed the Sustainable Business Model Canvas. A detailed description of the concept is now available in German, English and also in Spanish. More

Publication: Sustainability-profiled incubators 03.05.2017

Borderstep director Klaus Fichter, together with Natasha Bank and Magnus Klofsten of Linköping University, Sweden, published an article in Journal of Cleaner Production. The article examines sustainable incubators and deals in particular with the case study of the Green Garage, a green start-up center in Berlin. More

Why and How the Energy Requirements of Data Centers Are Growing 12.04.2017

DOTmagazine interviewed Borderstep senior researcher Dr. Ralph Hintemann on his research results on the development of energy consumption in data centers in Germany and internationally. More